Editorial contributions sought for LAPV June 2015

Published:  20 March, 2015

LAPV June 2015 is now in the making, and we would like to invite local authorities and suppliers to get involved. To send in an editorial contribution, please contact Ann-Marie Knegt atam.knegt@hgluk.com. To advertise contact Jason Pidgeon atj.pidgeon@hgluk.com. The deadline is May 8.


Preview of the LAPV Future Fleet Forum

What is in store at the industry's new fleet management event? What have the speakers got in store and how will attending this event help improve standards in our industry. Who is exhibiting and what will they be showing off.

Special focus:

Procurement in focus – has the 2014 EU Procurement Directive made tendering better? We ask public sector fleet managers and private sector suppliers for their opinion.

Technical reports:

RCVs for 2015

LAPV discusses trends and developments. How is waste collection shaping vehicle design. Plus we focus on equipment designed for improving the safety of vulnerable road users.


We focus on the latest deliveries around the country, as well as on multi-purpose machines that can be used in different applications

Waste handling equipment and earthmovers

The latest launches in the materials handling industry

Grounds maintenance equipment

The grass is always greener……when a local authority implements smart and efficient grounds maintenance solutions. LAPV features the latest case studies.

Emergency Services:

New fire vehicle launches


Snow clearing equipment

Vehicle test

Events: A preview of The Plant and Waste Recycling Show in Paignton.

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